How your retirement fund may be fueling rainforest destruction
Kenya’s Energy Quandary
Geothermal development in the Kenyan Rift Valley shows that even renewable energy can be unsustainable in fragile environments.
Robert C Thornett
The Butterfly Effect
Habitat and endangered species restoration programs in Oregon's prisons are helping inmates find new purpose in life.
Trapped between two big climate polluters, Myanmar is already being battered by the worst impacts of global warming. But it has limited capacity to adapt
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Don’t Look Away
For many people in the United States, prisons are invisible. How is this possible, given that the US has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2.3 million people behind bars? The...
Better Living Through Chemistry?
In March, Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency’s new head, announced that the EPA would not move forward on a long-anticipated ban of the insecticide chlorpyrifos. The news devastated p...
Earth Island Reports
Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves
The Wild Oyster Project
Hope for a New Trade Agenda
California Trade Justice Coalition
Life on Ice
Erin Banks Rusby
“Scientists Make the Best Advocates”
Flights of Fancy
Audubon, On the Wings of the World By Fabien Grolleau and Jérémie Royer Nobrow Press, 2017, 184 pages
The Benefits of Biophilia
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative By Florence Williams WW Norton & Company, 2017, 290 Pages
October 11 of last year was a crisp, clear day in Skagit County, Washington. I left my motel room an hour before sunrise and drove a couple of miles to a TransCanada pipeline maintenance site in Burli...